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Statements

A complete listing of the department's statements issued in the last year. Archives are also accessible from this page.

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2011

December

  • Response to December 2011 Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development

    OTTAWA, Ont. -- December 13, 2011 -- Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, issued the following statement in response to the tabling of the December 2011 report from the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development (CESD).

  • Statement by Minister Kent

    We are committed to working together to address climate change in a way that is, for countries big and small, rich or poor, fair, effective and comprehensive and allows us to continue to create jobs and growth in Canada.

  • Canada’s Closing Statement at COP17

    DURBAN, South Africa – December 11, 2011 – Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, today issued the following closing statement at the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17).

  • Canada's National Statement at COP17

    DURBAN, South Africa -- December 7, 2011 -- Canada’s Environment Minister, the Honourable Peter Kent, today issued the following national statement at the COP17.

October

September

  • False Environment Canada web site

    OTTAWA, Ont. -- September 14, 2011 -- It has come to our attention that there is a false Environment Canada website circulating with erroneous information about Environment Canada announcements and initiatives. This site is not in any way affiliated with the Government of Canada.

July

June

March

  • Environment Canada Celebrates World Meteorological Day

    OTTAWA, Ont. -– March 18, 2011 -– The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, has released the following statement in celebration of World Meteorological Day which is celebrated each year on March 23 by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and its Member States…

  • World Water Day – Protecting and Conserving Canada’s Water

    Ottawa, Ont. -- March 17, 2011 -- In recognition of World Water Day the Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, issued the following statement:“Each year on March 22 – World Water Day – we reflect on the importance of water and what we can do as individuals, and as a government, to protect this life-sustaining, fundamental resource.

February